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Who Should Be The First Three Players The Toronto Maple Leafs Plan To Honor With Statues?

from Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun,

No matter the state of the hockey team in the Air Canada Centre, from now on there’ll be solid bench strength just outside.

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment has begun construction on its long-discussed touchstone team monument. As revealed in the Toronto Sun in January, the concept will be an evolving art piece of famous players from nearly 100 years of franchise history, in various poses on a team bench in Maple Leaf Square.

A source familiar with the project says the first three players have been chosen, with details to be released Thursday morning at the chosen site, near the ACC’s West entrance. The first phase will place three life-sized statues along the bench, adding at least three more per year to a maximum of 10 or 11, leading to the club’s 100th anniversary in 2017-18.

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SYF's avatar

Nazem Kadri, James Reimer, and Phil Kessel.

Posted by SYF from the team that re-signed KFQ and DFC by KFH on 08/13/14 at 07:31 PM ET

tuxedoTshirt's avatar

Kelly, Big M, and MacDonald.  All remembered for their time on other teams.

Posted by tuxedoTshirt from the Home of the 1937 World Champions on 08/13/14 at 10:16 PM ET

alwaysaurie's avatar

Turk Broda, Ted Kennedy, & Johnny Bower(Tim Horton, & Mats Sundin are next).

Posted by alwaysaurie on 08/13/14 at 11:17 PM ET

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